from The Century Dictionary.

  • Of or pertaining to a pupa; nymphal; chrysalid; pupiform.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective (Zoöl.) Of or pertaining to a pupa, or the condition of a pupa.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective entomology Of or pertaining to the pupa stage of insect metamorphosis.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective of the insects in the chrysalis (cocoon) or post larval stage


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